Engineering Instructors Among New Hires at UW-WC

Spring Classes Begin Friday, January 25

Engineering classes at UW-Washington County will be moving forward with two new lecturers on staff for the spring semester. Guy Campbell, a local engineer with 30 years of industry experience will be teaching UW-Platteville junior and senior level engineering courses while David Tice, a Grafton resident with over two decades of manufacturing and engineering experience, will be teaching freshman and sophomore level engineering courses.

Guy Campbell will be teaching junior and senior level engineering courses at both UW-WC and
UW-Sheboygan this spring.  Campbell brings a wealth of industry experience to the classroom, most recently as a manufacturing engineer and quality manager at North American Clutch in Milwaukee. He has also worked as a senior manufacturing engineer at Harley Davidson and as a process leader at Mercury Marine. Campbell completed a MS degree in Manufacturing Engineering at GMI Engineering and Management Institute in Flint, Michigan as well as coursework for a PhD in Mechanical Engineering at Marquette University. Manufacturing Processes will be taught this spring. Other courses will include: Mechanics of Materials, Fluid Behavior, Thermodynamics, and Introduction to Computational Methods. Campbell lives in West Bend with his family.

David Tice, holds an MBA degree in Business Management from Marquette University, as well as a MS degree in Engineering Mechanics from Georgia Tech. Currently teaching math and engineering classes at Cedarburg High School, Tice’s industry background includes leading the product engineering group at Tower Automotive in Milwaukee as well as serving as President of his own firm, Incline Car Systems, a manufacturer of inclined elevators.  Tice will be teaching Statics and Engineering Graphics with CAD (computer aided drawing)  this spring.

Other new faculty include: Darryl Habeck (Business), Bethany Thiede Wray (Health), and Annapurna Tripathi (Computer Science).

Darryl Habeck will be teaching Business 110 and Business 194 this spring.  Habeck has a MBA from Cardinal Stritch University and has completed his coursework for a doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from Grenoble Elcole DeManagement Graduate School of Business in France. Habeck also teaches business and marketing classes at Concordia University.

Annapurna Tripathi will be teaching Computer Science classes in Word Processing, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Access this spring. Each class is five weeks in length. Tripathi has an MBA in Marketing and Human Resources from Uttar Pradesh Technical University in Lucknow, India.  
She and her husband, Swapnil (a physics faculty member at UW-WC) reside in West Bend.

Bethany Thiede Wray will be teaching HES 206 – Personal Health and Wellness this spring.

 Wray has over 20 years of professional experience teaching health education and wellness classes. Most recently, she worked as the clinical educator at Agnesian Health Care in Fond du Lac, where she was responsible for clinical education and organizational development programs for the 3,000 member healthcare organization. Wray has a BS degree in Community Health Education from UW-LaCrosse and a state teacher certification in Health Occupations and Health Education from Alverno College.

Spring semester classes begin on Friday, January 25. UW-Washington County has 25 faculty members and 37 lecturers. Over 96% of the tenured faculty members have a doctorate or terminal degree in their field of study. With a growing curriculum, small classes and dedicated faculty, students are provided with a high quality education at the lowest cost in the UW System (less than $2600 a semester).  For more information about UW-Washington County, visit the website at or phone 262-335-5201 to set up an appointment with an advisor in Student Affairs.


Sue Bausch